3 Ways to Hear Better During Conversation with Others
- Face the speaker. Make sure you can see the persons face clearly. Experts have shown that seeing a speaker enhances comprehension.
- Resist the urge to re-actively say “What?” or “Sorry?” Pause for a second. Think about the context. Think about the words you did understand. Try to fill in the blanks.
- Repeat what you heard so that the speaker understands which word you didn’t get. “We’re going to meet at Mark’s house to go the game.” Or was that “We’re going to meet at Barb’s house”?